Critical Environment Equipment


800 S. Raymond Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92381-5234
Fax: 714-578-6020


Terra Universal is the leading manufacturing expert in critical environment applications with over 35 years of engineering and fabrication experience in controlled-environment applications including semi- conductor, aerospace, electronics and R&D.

One-Stop Product Source - Terra manufactures and supplies comprehensive lines of critical environment solutions, including modular cleanrooms, pass-throughs, glove boxes, laminar flow benches/fume hoods, desiccators, and furnishings and supplies designed to meet rigorous cleanliness requirements.

Custom Engineering and Manufacturing - Staffed by experienced designers and critical-environment specialists, Terra remains dedicated to meeting the challenges that customers face today through advanced-technology engineering and state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques using a variety of cleanroom- and lab-compatible materials.


{{}} {{this.hide}} New - BioSafe® Single-Pane & Double-Paned Flush Mount Cleanroom Windows

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BioSafe® Frameless Flush-Mount Cleanroom Windows

BioSafe frameless windows are designed to eliminate horizontal surfaces that can get dirty. Window panes, on one or both sides of the wall, are mounted flush against the wall for a completely flat surface that's easy to wipe down. Frameless windows feature attractive black powder-coated edges applied to the interior of the glass to prevent flaking.
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BioSafe® Framed Flush-Mount Cleanroom Windows

Meet your cleanroom's ISO rating by using Terra's flush-mount window frame design that minimizes crevices where particles and germs can collect. The easy-to- clean single-pane or double-pane windows add visibility and transparency to modular cleanrooms. Frames install quickly, with a minimum of hardware or tools. Select among five pane materials, including fire-rated glass or static-dissipative PVC.

{{}} {{this.hide}} Cleanroom Pass-Through Chambers and Air Showers

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New - ValuLine™ Pass-Through Chambers

  • Economical chambers enhance operational cleanliness by eliminating the need for garbed personnel to transfer parts into and out of the lab or cleanroom
  • Seven wall-mount sizes accommodate materials up to 22" x 22" x 24"
  • Transparent windows allow full visibility of chamber interior
  • Pass-through chambers with UL-B, self-closing Fire-Rated Doors available

Terra's ValuLine Pass-Throughs provide durable, non-contaminating transfer chambers at low cost.
NEW - Stainless Steel CleanSeam+™ Pass-Through Chamber

NEW - Stainless Steel CleanSeam+™ Pass-Through Chamber"Isolated Interlock

Ideal for critical bio/pharmaceutical pass-through operations! Double-wall constructions isolates interlock outside the transfer chamber, creating ultra-smooth, easy-clean surfaces and a rigid, durable structure.

Flush-mount pass-throughs are easy to assemble/disassemble for replacement for repair, without cleanroom shut-down.

See drawing for details.

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NEW - Smart Pass-Through™ Chamber - Double Wall

Service Alerts Ensure Proper Pass-Through Operation

First-of-its-kind Smart Pass-Through monitors "blind-side" conditions (door left ajar or parts ready to unload), issues service alerts, and activates pass-through accessories, such as Air Shower, UV Sanitizing Module or Ventilation System. Double-wall construction isolates the electronic interlock outside the transfer chamber for optimal cleanliness, strength and rigidity.

Flush-mount pass-throughs are easy to assemble/disassemble for replacement for repair, without cleanroom shut-down.

See drawing for details

Smart Pass-Through' Chamber Accessories

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Fire-Rated Pass-Through Chambers

These steel pass-through chambers are designed for installation in a fire-rated cleanroom or laboratory wall. They allow efficient transfer of materials into and out of the controlled environment, and their rugged interlock mechanism offers high reliability with no maintenance. Doors carry the UL-10B rating and are available with or without fire-rated viewing windows.
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NEW - BioSafe+® Stainless Steel Pass-Through Chambers

  • Seamless design eliminates cracks for easy cleaning, sterilization
  • Lipless construction allows easy materials transfer
  • Doors can be removed for autoclaving
  • Flush-mount design - installs in under three minutes!
  • BioSeal edge seals against non-contaminating polyurethane set in door
  • All-Stainless Steel Construction, including latches and hinges

Flush-mount pass-throughs are easy to assemble/disassemble for replacement for repair, without cleanroom shut-down.

See drawing for details.

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Pass-Through Chambers for Cleanrooms

Cleanroom Pass-Through Benefits
  • Contamination-free transfer of materials in and out of the cleanroom
  • Eliminates unnecessary personnel entry
  • Full range of sizes meets any application
  • Stainless steel doors extend service life of plastic and laminate chamber'-a must in a production environment!
  • Foolproof interlock mechanism prevents cross-contamination, is reliable and maintenance-free
  • Material options accommodate many application requirements, from chemical resistance to static control to fire safety
  • Accessories include LockLatch'', safety sprinkler, air shower, and Class 10 HEPA filter/blower module
  • Easy to install
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Stainless Steel Pass-Through Chambers - CleanSeam™ 304

Smooth, Ultra-Clean Surfaces Eliminate Germ Traps, Simplify Cleaning and Disinfection
  • Continuous-seam interiors eliminate cracks and crevices for easy cleaning
  • 304 stainless steel can be disinfected with common disinfectants (316L SS available)
  • One-piece, heat-formed gaskets will not creep, deform, or outgas like adhesive "weather-stripping" -style gaskets
  • Ergonomic, chrome-plated LiftLatches eliminate rotary strain on hinges
  • Optional interlock eliminates cross contamination
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Stainless Steel Pass-Through Chambers - BioSafe™

Smooth, Ultra-Clean Surfaces Eliminate Germ Traps, Simplify Cleaning and Disinfection
  • Smooth internal surfaces and rounded corners eliminate cracks and crevices that can harbor microbes
  • Removable doors, available with and without viewing windows, can be interchanged and steam-sterilized for optimal cleanliness
  • Unique, durable, no-maintenance mechanical interlock is isolated outside the pass-through chamber to eliminate microbial exposure (see pass-through door illustration)
  • No-lip design simplifies material transfer by eliminating clearance restrictions
  • Electropolished stainless steel chamber (304 or 316L SS) won''t shed particles, resists disinfectants and other chemicals
  • BioSeal™ edge seals against non-contaminating, non-outgassing, chemically resistant polyurethane inset into the door
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Modular Clean Room Pass-Throughs

Modular Clean Room Pass-Throughs For Use on Terra's Hardwall Clean Rooms only
  • Modular panel mounting system allows installation at any modular clean room location
  • Allows easy transfer of materials without contamination
  • Keeps particle counts low by eliminating unnecessary personnel entry
  • Optional mechanical interlocks minimize the risk of cross contamination
  • Available in many sizes to meet your application requirements
  • Custom sizes, designs and materials are no problem'-just let us know your specs!
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Pass-Through Accessories

Pass-Through Accessories - Sliding Doors and Other Options
  • Conserves valuable cleanroom space by eliminating door clearance requirements
  • Counterbalanced slides ensure nonparticulating, feather-light operation
  • Specify optional interlock to prevent cross contamination
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Special Pass-Throughs

These unique Pass-Through Chamber designs accommodate many special cleanroom and laboratory requirements. Terra's Roller Platform Pass-Throughs let you quickly and effortlessly move large equipment into rooms. UV sterilization modules kill contaminating bacteria in timed, programmable cycles to keep operators safe.

Refrigerated pass-through conditioning chambers accommodate critical temperature requirements.

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Roll-Up Pass-Throughs

  • Roll-up door design requires no clearance, optimizes valuable cleanroom floorspace
  • Oversized ergonomic pushbuttons are easy to operate, even by gloved personnel
  • Bi-directional motor and disk brake ensure smooth, accurate door motion and full braking power in the event of a power failure
  • Electronic key-switch interlock prevents cross contamination
  • Safety circuit stops door motion if path is disturbed
  • Several sizes available, including walk-through models for large carts or other processing equipment

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Air Shower Pass-Throughs

These Pass-Through Air Showers offer an effective way to remove surface-deposited particles from large materials as you transfer them into the clean room.

  • Adjustable nozzles direct high-velocity (8000 ft./min.) streams of HEPA filtered air to dislodge particles from materials entering a clean room
  • PLC panel controls interlocked doors and duration of air shower
  • Powder-coated or 304 stainless steel chamber with access ramp on both sides is perfect for carts and large equipment

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Refrigerated Pass-Through

Double-wall, insulated 304 SS chamber features a refrigeration system that maintains temperature to 5°C.
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Pass-Through Chambers with Fire-Rated Doors

Pass-Through Chambers with Fire-Rated Doors
  • Fire-rated access panels carry the UL-B label for 90-minute fire exposure (suitable for 2-hour wall rating)
  • 304 stainless steel chamber provides a durable, chemical-resistant pass-through hatch
  • Access door on non-rated side includes LiftLatch and static-dissipative PVC viewing window
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Air Showers and Tunnels

Units are fully equipped and protected to allow large numbers of personnel to pass into controlled areas without sacrificing convenience or cleanliness.

  • Completely self-contained, pre-wired, fully equipped Air Shower/Tunnel systems help solve decontamination problems.
  • Modular design lets you order a system to suit your cleanroom.
  • HEPA filter/blower modules (rated 99.97% efficient @ 0.3 micron particles) wash personnel with Class 100 air to dislodge and remove particles.
  • Solid-state microprocessor panel provides programmable control over access door operation.
  • Electromagnetic interlocking doors minimize contamination and automatically release in the event of power failure or when the emergency stop button is pressed.
  • Energy-efficient LED lighting mounted on the ceiling.
  • Available in white powder-coated or stainless steel to meet various cleanroom requirements
  • Variety of sizes and door configurations
  • Economical to operate and easy to maintain
  • An ionizing bar is available as an optional accessory.

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NEW - USP 800 Hazardous Drug Compounding Clean Room

  • Complete turnkey clean room meets cleanliness standards for control of submicron particles, ensuring a clean compounding environment
  • Exhaust containment system pulls air from compounding room to create negative-pressure containment of hazardous drugs, in accordance with USP 800 regulations
  • Available with positive-pressure room for non-hazardous compounding, in accordance with USP 797
  • Select ISO cleanliness level to suit your application: ISO 7 rooms for sterile-to-sterile compounding, or ISO 5 rooms for non-sterile-to-sterile compounding
  • ISO 5 containment rooms comply with DQSA Section 503B for cGMP, FDA-resistered outsourcing operations
  • Internal walls with swing doors creates a separate gowning ante-room
  • Powder-coated steel support frame creates a rigid, durable structure that requires no external bracing or ceiling support
  • BioSafe® interior Fiberglass-Reinforced Plastic (FRP) or C-PVC panels resist damage from physical contact, and stand up to IPA and other sterilizing agents
  • Includes differential pressure gauges to simplify USP certification

Terra's Compounding Clean Rooms provide a USP 800 and DQSA Section 503B-compliant environment for hazardous drug compounding.

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USP 797 Compounding Pharmacy Clean Room

Terra's Compounding Clean Rooms provide the ideal environment for compounding sterile injectables and other critical operations.

Designed to meet the requirements of USP-797, they include three HEPA filter/fan units that provide a total of 1950 CFM of 99.99% particle-free air (measured at 0.3'µm diameter), far exceeding the ISO 8 condition stipulated by USP-797 for compounding clean rooms. In fact, the primary processing area meets ISO 5 (Class 100) cleanliness standards.

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Hardwall and Softwall Cleanrooms

Hardwall Modular Cleanrooms feature rigid, application-specific plastic panels to meet requirements for static control, chemical resistance, and visibility. Portable softwall modular cleanrooms include flexible softwall panels with parting strip shields for access. Both cleanroom designs use free-standing steel supports and ceiling grids that require no external bracing and can generally be installed in a matter of days, without special permitting.
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EZ-UP Cleanrooms™

These unique cleanrooms, with versatile and expandable designs, are an economical alternative to traditional modular cleanrooms. Easy-to- assemble rooms take a few hours to install instead of days or weeks. Transparent 40-mil vinyl panels are RF-welded together for a leak-proof enclosure, then stretched to fit the supporting steel frame. Frames are place inside or outside the vinyl panels; one model has a frame suspended from the ceiling. Add fan/filter units to create negative-pressure conditions for containment, or ISO 7/ISO 8 positive-pressure rooms. Options such as energy-efficient LED lighting and air handlers are available.
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All-Steel Biopharmaceutical Modular Cleanrooms - BioSafe™

These double-wall modular steel cleanrooms are ideal for bio/pharmaceutical applications that require an easy-clean, aseptic environment. Completely free-standing, they require no external supports and can be specified and installed in a fraction of the time, at a fraction the cost, of conventional fixed-installation biopharmaceutical clean rooms.
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Cleanroom and Modular Office Ceiling Grids

Top off your cleanroom or modular office with a rigid, self-supporting ceiling structure designed to hold your choice of accessories

  • Ideal for modular offices, cleanrooms or equipment enclosures*
  • Built to accommodate weight and dimensions of fan/filter units, lights and panels
  • Powder-coated steel ceiling grid forms a strong, rigid structure - no ceiling suspension or internal support columns required
  • Customized to your specifications

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Modular Clean Room Accessories

These modules complete your clean room by providing control over contamination, static, microorganisms, humidity and other critical operating conditions. Regardless of your clean room requirements, Terra provides a complete turnkey system and performs all installation to your production schedule. Call to discuss your application, or complete Terra's QuickQuote Clean Room Planning Guide for a prompt quotation.

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Modular Clean Room Curtains

Industry-leading fabrication and mounting technology gives you the cleanest, most durable curtains and strip panels available. Ideal for creating partitions inside a hardwall or softwall enclosure.
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Barrier Walls and Panels

These versatile panels provide an economical way to divide a cleanroom or laboratory in multiple cleanliness zones or to create a dust-free area in an otherwise unclassified work space.

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Supplies and Furnishings for Cleanrooms and Gowning Areas

Terra''s complete line of cleanroom and gowning room equipment includes cleanroom storage systems, racks and shelving, garbing stations, and a complete line of cleanroom reusable and disposable garments.

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Desiccators - Nitrogen-Purged Low-Humidity Storage Systems

Terra offers a complete line of desiccators specially configured to the requirements of the semiconductor, electronics, biopharmaceutical, medical device, and aerospace industries.

Nitrogen-purged desiccators maintain low relative humidity levels, down to 0%RH. Terra''s advanced lines of relative humidity control systems automate dry storage to maintain selected set point values automatically and with minimal nitrogen consumption. NitroWatch desiccators provide independent chamber control of humidity, reducing recovery times when doors are opened and protecting the most moisture-sensitive materials.

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Glove Boxes

Terra manufactures plastic and stainless steel glove boxes (dry boxes) to isolate contamination-sensitive materials in a controlled environment or to contain biohazards. Glove boxes are available in application-sensitive materials, including chemical-resistant and static-dissipative plastics. BioSafe' glove boxes provide all-welded seams with coved corners to produce a completely smooth interior that's easy to sterilize. A complete line of options and control modules maintain low/high humidity levels, constant temperature, or particle-free conditions.

{{}} {{this.hide}} Laminar Flow Hoods, Fume Hoods and Biological Safety Cabinets

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Clean Benches - Laminar Flow

Laminar Flow Clean Benches, including portable laminar flow hoods, help meet cleanliness requirements by directing a horizontal or vertical airflow through a particle filter (HEPA or ULPA).
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Exhaust Fume Hoods

Exhaust Fume Hoods, including laboratory hoods, ductless exhaust fume hoods, and ventilation cabinets, draw chemical fumes from the work area for ducting to a remote location or for purification in an activated charcoal and indoor release, in ductless operations.
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Biological Safety Cabinets

Biological Safety Cabinets (BSCs) protect operators from hazardous agents within the hood, while safe-guarding internal samples from outside contaminants. Terra offers Class II, Types A2, B2 and C1, as well as Class I enclosures compliant with USP 800 for non-sterile compounding of hazardous drugs. Work stations direct air as single-pass or recirculating, and pressure may be positive or negative, depending on the hood design. In Class II systems, room air is filtered prior to entering the hood, and filtered exhaust is connected to facility vent systems for safe evacuation of hazards.

{{}} {{this.hide}} Environmental and Vacuum Chambers

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Environmental Vacuum Chambers

Terra''s complete line of environmental chambers includes test chambers, constant temperature and humidity chambers, laboratory incubators and vacuum chambers. Application-specific models meet the specialized demands of pharmaceutical drug efficacy testing, laboratory animal respiration studies, semiconductor hybrid package leak testing, and a host of other critical processes.

{{}} {{this.hide}} Cleanroom Benches and Workstations

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Cleanroom Benches and Workstations

Terra manufacturers cleanroom tables, laboratory tables, electrical benches, workstations and other furnishings to meet the most critical cleanliness requirements. Styles are available in electropolished 304/316L stainless steel solid, perforated and rod top designs, along with vibration-isolation and auto-adjusting work surfaces.
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Polypropylene Casework

Acid-resistant polypropylene is an ideal material for work stations and other furnishings in labs and cleanrooms. Casework from Terra Universal includes slide-out drawers and hinged doors for convenient storage. Sinks, faucets and spray guns may also be installed as needed. The attractive white polymer is study and functional.

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Laboratory and Cleanroom Chairs

These durable, ergonomic chairs from BioFit and Dauphin are designed specifically for cleanroom and laboratory use. Select among many designs, including static-control chairs, ergonomic task chairs, adjustable stools, and seating approved for Class 1, Class 10 and Class 100 clean rooms.

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Laboratory Storage Cabinets and Shelving

Terra provides a comprehensive range of versatile stainless steel and plastic storage cabinets for the cleanroom and laboratory.

Terra manufactures HEPA-filtered and ULPA-filtered storage systems to meet strict clean room requirements (Class 100, Class 10, and even Class 1 clean rooms), along with general-purpose lab storage cabinets, storage carts, and clean room shelving.

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Stainless Steel and Advanced-Polymer Carts for Critical Environments

These carts provide a controlled, secure environment for contamination-sensitive materials as they are transferred throughout your cleanroom or laboratory.

Specialized designs and materials provide secure transport of medical supplies, semiconductor components, and hazardous chemicals.

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Wet Cleaning Benches & High-Purity Chemical Processing Systems

Terra's Modular Wet Processing and Cleaning Benches provide economical solutions for acid etching, semiconductor wafer processing, chemical rinsing and drying, and other wet chemical processes. Their modular, ergonomic bench top design allows flexible configuration of wet processing modules, maximizes purity, and minimizes the threat of chemical carry-over and wafer contamination during wafer rinsing. Simply select the wet processing station design that works best for your application from a complete line of modular wet benches or fully enclosed wet processing cabinets and laminar flow hoods. Then, select the process baths, cascade or overflow rinsers, and other equipment. Terra will configure a complete, turnkey system, ready for operation.

{{}} {{this.hide}} Cleaning, Disinfection and Decontamination

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HEPA Vacuum Cleaners and Lab Decontamination Equipment

Terra''s extensive line of cleaning equipment is ideally suited for cleanrooms and other controlled environments. Select from a wide range of HEPA-filtered and ULPA-filtered vacuum cleaners, along with ultrasonic and plasma cleaners that are perfect with small, contamination-sensitive materials.

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Ionizing Equipment and Static-Dissipative Materials for ESD Control

Select from a full range of products designed to minimize the possibility of electro-static discharge (ESD) to static-sensitive devices. Ionizing equipment uses low-voltage power supplies to generate balanced streams of positive and negative ions, which safely neutralize surface charges. Static-dissipative plastics prevent surface charge build-ups, which also attract and hold particulate contamination. Grounding wrist straps eliminate ESD damage as personnel handles or packages sensitive parts.

{{}} {{this.hide}} Packaging and Handling Equipment

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Packaging, Kitting and Sorting Products

These vacuum sealers, tote boxes, kitting trays, and bins are ideal for storing and transporting electronics, semiconductors, pharmaceuticals, biological samples, and other sensitive parts.

{{}} {{this.hide}} Measuring and Recording

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Test and Measurement Equipment

Terra provides versatile, economical instruments for monitoring of particles, air flow, temperature, humidity and pressure.

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Vacuum Pumps and Compressors

Terra offers a complete line of vacuum and pressure pumps and compressors for laboratory and cleanroom operations that require clean, quiet performance.

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Chemical Safety Storage and Monitoring Equipment

Terra offers a complete range of chemical storage cabinets, safety cans, corrosives cabinets and a wide range of hazardous materials monitoring and personnel protection products.

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Tweezers and Semiconductor Handling Tools

These high-precision tweezers, forceps and vacuum pick-up tools are ideal for use with delicate, contamination-sensitive materials. Terra''s comprehensive line also includes wafer scribers, handling wands, liquid and epoxy paste dispensing systems, wire-bond strength testers and more.

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Product Catalogs

For product literature download Terra's Catalog Samplers (PDF format). These files are accurate at the time of print publication. To verify current pricing and specifications, please call Terra or refer to the appropriate Internet product descriptions.

Last Update: 2019-07-18